Gregg Farm

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Associated People (7)

The dates listed below have different categories as denoted by the letters in the brackets following each date. Here is a key to explain those letter codes:

  • SD - Association Start Date
  • SY - Association Start Year
  • EA - Earliest Known Association
  • ED - Association End Date
  • EY - Association End Year
  • LA - Latest Known Association
1772 [EA] - → Owner
1778 [EA] - 1794 [LA] → Mortgage Holder
1778 [EA] - 1794 [LA] → Mortgage Holder
1794 [EA] - → Owner

In 1794 Gregg's Farm was bought in Chancery for £11,500 by Anthony Gregg. He appears to have owned it until some point before 1804.

1817 [EA] - 1826 [LA] → Owner
1823 [EA] - 1823 [LA] → Attorney
1829 [EA] - 1834 [LA] → Owner

In fact owner in right of his wife, although registered as owner


Associated Claims (1)

£3,064 7S 7D

Estate Information (9)

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1772
[Size] 200  
 

In 1772 Thomas Tipping appears to have been the owner of what was to become known as Gregg or Gregg’s Farm.(200 acres).

 
Barbados Department of Archives. Hughes-Queree Index of Plantations.
1778
[Number of enslaved people] 70(Tot)  
[Size] 200  
 

By 1778 Gregg's Farm was mortgaged to Joseph Paice: according to Hughes-Queree the mortgage was held by Anthony Gregg of St. James and his wife Elizabeth Mary Gregg formerly Elizabeth Mary Frewin, widow and before that Elizabeth Mary Maverick, spinster, to Joseph Paice. When Gregg bought the plantation he assumed the debt to Paice. By this point, it was 200 acres and there were 70 enslaved.

 
Barbados Department of Archives. Hughes-Queree Index of Plantations.
1794
[Size] 200  
 

In 1794 Gregg's Farm was bought in Chancery for £11,500 by Anthony Gregg.

1804
[Number of enslaved people] 142(Tot)  
[Name] [No name given]  
 

In a Levy Book list for an unidentified parish [probably St Andrew], Barbados, 1804, Joseph Lowe was listed as owning 142 enslaved. It is not certain that this was the same person and estate as here but it is probable.

 
Barbados Department of Archives, RB9/3/7. Levy Book for unidentified parish, [probably St Andrew] 1804.
1817
[Number of enslaved people] 133(Tot) 78(F) 55(M)  
[Name] Greggs  
 

Return of Joseph Lowe, his own property.

 
T71/522 328-31
1823
[Number of enslaved people] 147(Tot)  
[Name] Greggs  
 

Return of James Holder Alleyne, Attorney, the property of Joseph Lowe. Previously 135 enslaved.

 
T71/530 447
1826
[Number of enslaved people] 146(Tot)  
 

Return of Joseph Lowe, his own property.

 
T71/537 202-3
1829
[Number of enslaved people] 134(Tot)  
 

Return of James Holder Alleyne, his own property.

 
T71/543 305-6
1832
[Number of enslaved people] 134(Tot)  
 

Return of James Holder Alleyne, owner.

 
T71/550 308-9